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Internships: Supplemental Sources of Financial Aid

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AmeriCorps National Service

1201 New York Avenue
Washington DC 20525
Website: AmeriCorps National Service

AmeriCorps engages Americans of all backgrounds in results-driven service. AmeriCorps members help communities meet their education, public safety, human and environmental needs.

In exchange for completing ten to twelve months of full-time service with AmeriCorps, members earn and education award of $4,725 to help pay for college or pay back student loans. Full-time members earn a modest living allowance and health care coverage.

Armenian Assembly of America

Summer Internship
1334 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Deadline: February 28
Website: Armenian Assembly of America


Seven- to eight-week summer internships place students in various offices in the Washington, D.C., area. Applicants must possess strong writing, research and communication skills. Transportation, travel and living expenses are the responsibility of the intern.

The Baseball Hall of Fame

The Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program
25 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Deadline: January 31
Website: The Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame invites you to apply to participate in the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development. Steele interns receive meaningful, hands-on training in numerous professional careers including research, photo archives, technical services, exhibit design, membership, education, archives and collections management, recorded media, development, special events, programs and events, multi-media, publications, and public relations. Students must have completed at least their sophomore year and be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program at a college or university during the internship, or have just graduated in May. Applicants can also apply for the Ozzy Smith Diversity Scholarship by attaching a one-page statement of interest along with their cover letter and resume.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

CBCF Congressional Internship Program - Summer Term
1720 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC 20036
Deadline: February 21
Website: The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

CBCF is offering summer internships for students who are interested in political science, public policy and the federal legislative process.  Interns receive a stipend of $3,000 and housing accommodations during the internship.

The Department of Energy Law Student Internship

Paul H. Moon
Department of Energy
Office of the General Council
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
Deadline: Varies; November 1 for spring semester, February 1 for summer semester and August 1 for fall semester.

The Office of the General Council offers an exciting opportunity for law students to gain firsthand exposure to the fast-moving and evolving practice of energy law. All interested students are encouraged to apply; however the positions are very competitive. U.S. citizenship is required. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Earthjustice Summer Law Clerkship​​

Shavonne Saroyan, Assistant to the President
426 17th Street, 6th floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Deadline: None specified
Website: Earthjustice Summer Law Clerkship

Earthjustice is seeking summer law clerks who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Summer law clerks work with attorneys on case development and litigation. This position includes a stipend up to a maximum of $6,500.

Michael Curry Internship Program

Program​ Coordinator
2 1/2 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
Deadline: February 28

This program offers college juniors, seniors, and graduate students in all disciplines (including law) an opportunity to work in one of the agencies under the jurisdiction of the Governor for two months. Positions are available in Springfield and Chicago. Applicants must be Illinois residents who have not previously participated in the program.

Luce Scholars Program

University of Michigan International Institute
School of Social Work Building
1080 S. University Ave., Suite 2660
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
Ms. Kelly Peckens,
Deadline: October 15
Website: Luce Scholars Program

The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends, language training and internships for young Americans to live and work in Asia each year. The program's purpose is to increase awareness of Asia among future leaders in American society. Candidates must be American citizens who have received at least a bachelor's degree and will be no more than 29 years old on July 1 of the year they enter the Luce program. Students who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for nomination.

The Robert Masur Fellowship for Civil Liberties

Robert Masur Fellowship
The Nation Institute
116 East 16th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Deadline: April 15
Website: Robert Masur Fellowship


The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. Proposed activities may include a writing or research project, work with a public interest organization in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties, work on a civil rights or civil liberties law case under the supervision of a faculty member or lawyer, or any other work in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties.

Morris K. Udall Foundation

Native American Congressional Internship Program
130 South Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520.901.8500
Fax: 520.670.553
Deadline: January 31
Website: Morris K. Udall Foundation

The Udall Foundation provides a ten-week summer internship in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country. The internship is fully funded: the Foundation provides round-trip airfare, housing, per diem for food and incidentals, and a stipend at the close of the program.

Interns work in congressional and agency offices where they have opportunities to research legislative issues important to tribal communities, network with key public officials and tribal advocacy groups, experience an insider's view of the federal government, and enhance their understanding of nation-building and tribal self-governance.

State of Illinois Internship Opportunities

2 1/2 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
Deadline: Varies
Website: State of Illinois Internship Opportunities

The State of Illinois Office of the Governor currently offers the Vito Marzullo and Michael Curry Summer Internship programs. These internship programs provides bright, highly motivated students a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the operations of the state government.

Washington College of Law

Washington, D.C. Summer Programs
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite 366
Washington, D.C. 20016-8192
Phone: 202.274.4000
Fax: 202.274.4005
Deadline: Varies
Website: Washington College of Law

Washington College of Law summer programs provide students with unique opportunities to earn credit while working and studying in the Nation's Capitol. Students can choose from a supervised Externship Program, the Program on Law and Government, or the intensive three-week program in the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.

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